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Aux Merveilles du Tapis

22 Sebaa Louyet, Fes 30030, Morocco
055/63-87-35
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Scam operation Warning

This place is a sophisticated scam operation where a guide will bring you there for a cut. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Arjun H
A nice carpet fair price

Let’s be honest the tour companies take you there and the guides get a portion of the proceeds. No... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2018
CATravelBug411
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Walnut Creek, California
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22 Sebaa Louyet, Fes 30030, Morocco
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055/63-87-35
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a sophisticated scam operation where a guide will bring you there for a cut. The carpets are very high priced and of very average quality. They will use very clever tactics (like pretending to be a rug salesperson from your country themselves)...More

4  Thank Arjun H
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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Let’s be honest the tour companies take you there and the guides get a portion of the proceeds. No no surprise there. With that said if you do your homework in advance and know what you’re looking for you will be fine. The prices are...More

Thank CATravelBug411
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

You know you are in for it when the guide leaves you at the door of this fine establishment and the salesmen give you a quick tour on the upper floors of the carpet weaving process. Once you are back down stairs in the showroom,...More

Thank Della G
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

I bought a 6 X 9 handmade wool carpet. It was for 18,000 dirhams and I paid 14,500. I still can’t help feeling I overpaid! I should have started the bargaining process by telling them I was willing to pay for it with 5,000 dirhams!...More

2  Thank nazila h
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

his carpet cooperative was so/so. The salesmen were a bit shady in hindsight compared to our experiences in the souk. I wish I could buy into the idea of the cooperative, but I just can’t. 

We were brought to Aux Merveilles by our guide, and...More

Thank jessicaaU9987DE
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

You accept that the main aim of the explanation about how the carpets are made are a sales pitch, but what quality of Berber and Moroccan carpets. For the adventurous a 70 step climb to the roof gives you panoramic views of the Medina: unrivalled...More

Thank Robert C
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

I bought a carpet here - as I'm not inclined to impulse shopping I was so happy when I saw this lovely circular rug! I had been looking for something for many years and just couldn't find the right size, colors and price. But I...More

Thank josephine20172017
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

A beautiful shop with lots of knowledgeable staff. Sales pressure, sure, it IS in Morocco, but the kind that's tolerable. We bought a beautiful hand-knotted wool pile rug bearing their "superior" rating tag and we love it. Impossible to find anything about prices, so I'll...More

Thank RBJohnson64
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Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

The staff does want to make a sale but the quality, selection, styles available and the diversity of colors are quite something. Good experience.

Thank Joel K
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Reviewed 3 December 2016

We stopped here in October 2016. My sister and I both purchased rugs after looking at several -- with very patient salesmen. They explained the different types of rugs and their history. Purchase was done easily with a credit card. We were given tips about...More

Thank burnzy64
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